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Preliminary Investigation

Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Police harassing, intimidating Biodun Fatoyinbo – group

A group, Social Justice League (SJL), has urged the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other security agencies to stop harassing and intimidating the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over preliminary investigation into the allegation of rape leveled against him by Mrs. Bukola Dakolo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

EU antitrust regulators have Facebook’s Libra currency in sights

Regulators are reportedly concerned that the Libra currency could shut out rivals and create “competition restrictions” related to the use of information and consumer data. The EU is also examining the integration of Libra wallets into Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger services, according to Bloomberg.

Man strangles lover after sex in Port Harcourt

Homicide detectives from the Rivers State Police Command are on the trail of the boyfriend of the Late Precious Maureen Ewuru who was discovered dead in one of the hotel rooms in D/line, Port Harcourt, earlier in the evening of Thursday August 1,2019.

Federal government urges public servants to operate within established rules

The Federal Government has called on Public Servants to always operate within the country’s system of laws, rules and regulations, to deliver quality and timely service to the public.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill 78 bandits, recover 16 rifles in Zamfara

Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.
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Police arrest suspected kidnappers led by soldier

Three of them, including a lance corporal in the Nigerian army, were wearing military uniform and vests when they were nabbed by the police on Friday after allegedly abducting one Uchenna Ezeonu in Ekwulobia, Anambra State, the police said.
Julian Assange gives a thumbs up to onlookers from inside a police van in London on Thursday.

Lawmakers urge UK to cooperate with Sweden in Assange case

More than 70 British lawmakers have urged their government to prioritise any extradition bid Sweden might make for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is also wanted in the United States.

LASEMA: No one trapped in collapsed Lagos building

The Lagos State Management Agency (LASEMA) has said that no one was trapped in the rubbles of the two-storey building that collapsed in Lagos on Monday afternoon.

Governor Wike’s commissioner, PDP lawmaker, others paraded in Rivers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has paraded Governor Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Dr. Reason Onya; and the representative of Ahoada West constituency in Rivers House of Assembly, Nwanaka Okpokiri, for rigging last Saturday’s elections in the state.

Two mortuary attendants, five others arrested over missing corpse

The Police in Lagos have arrested seven persons working as mortuary and cemetery attendants over a missing corpse in their custody.
Senator Dino Melaye, with Ben Murray Bruce, at his back arguing with the police on Friday 5 October

Police renew invitations to Dino Melaye, Ben Murray-Bruce

Senators Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce are to report to the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Garki, Abuja by 1000hrs on Monday, the Police High Command said today.

Police: Why we are detaining Premium Times’ reporter

The Nigeria Police Force has finally advanced reasons for the arrest and ongoing prosecution of Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist working with Premium Times by its operatives.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
Rescue workers stand near a passenger train after it derailed during rush hour outside Hung Hom station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.